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Seminaries vs. Church Growth

Written by Gary North on July 23, 2016

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So he departed thence, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth: and Elijah passed by him, and cast his mantle upon him. And he left the oxen, and ran after Elijah, and said, Let me, I pray thee, kiss my […]

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How to Write Like Thomas Jefferson

Written by Gary North on July 9, 2016

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The Declaration was an exercise in rhetoric: verbal persuasion. He had to persuade at least half a dozen different audiences. Until a student identifies all of them, he will not understand the Declaration. Yet this is rarely taught, even at the upper division college level. You have to know what he was trying to do. […]

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The Declaration of Independence: America’s Greatest Ad

Written by Gary North on July 4, 2016

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On this day 240 years ago, New England’s most famous independent wholesaler, John Hancock, and Congress’s stenographer, Charles Thomson, signed a parchment. We celebrate that signing annually, often by setting off low-tariff fireworks imported from China. Most Americans know little about the background of this event. The details they recall from a high school textbook […]

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Defensive Burn-Out

Written by Gary North on June 11, 2016

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And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not (Gal. 6:9). After years or even decades “in the trenches,” people who have dedicated their time and money to a defensive cause tend to get burned out. In the mid-1950’s, the woman who first introduced […]

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Ron Paul’s Online Summer School — Cheap!

Written by Gary North on May 28, 2016

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Summer is a good time for high school students to study for CLEP exams and also enroll in Ron Paul’s summer school program. After an academic year of political correctness, your teenager deserves a break. Here is the break: http://www.ronpaulcurriculum.com/public/7472.cfmMy recommendation: take my business course. But I’m biased. Note: if you enroll your child in […]

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A Fanatic With No Skin in the Game

Written by Gary North on May 28, 2016

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On May 19, I posted an article that I wrote in 1980. It was on how to defend private education against the state. You can read it here: http://www.garynorth.com/public/15206.cfmLew Rockwell ran it on May 23. Early in the morning on May 23, I received a letter from a stranger. Its tone was typical of a […]

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How Christian Schools Can Fight Statist Regulations

Written by Gary North on May 21, 2016

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The escalation of Federal and state pressure against the Christian school movement is reaching a crisis stage. Day after day, some pastor or headmaster is put under new bureaucratic regulations. No longer is the battle against the independent schools being left to amateur state attorneys. The big guns are being aimed at the schools, and […]

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